His Wisdom for Her World

Pat Ennis

2017, Year of Priorities Not Resolutions

By on January 24, 2017 in Christian Life, Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Are you viewing 2017 through the lens of the media or the Word of God? The media reports that, among other things, family values are crumbling, lawlessness is rampant, the weather system is producing unprecedented damage, the education system undermines parental authority, the economy is literally bankrupt, and morality is at an all-time low. However, […]

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The Single Woman’s Home

By on October 27, 2016 in House and Home with 8 Comments

As a Christian woman, trained as a Home Economist, I never expected to be single past my mid-twenties. However, the Lord had a much different plan for me and has gently matured my attitude toward singleness, as well as the purpose of marriage.   I know now that I should marry only if our united lives […]

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Who Is Influencing Your Life?

By on June 28, 2016 in Christian Life with 0 Comments

Who are the greatest influences in your life? Perhaps you have several—one influencer may excel professionally, another in raising children, another in hospitality and yet another in Bible knowledge. I am blessed to have a number of Biblical and earthly influencers who provide me with the stimulus to walk worthy of my calling (Ephesians 1:1-3). […]

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Choosing to Commit to a Summer of Contentment

By on May 31, 2016 in Personal Growth with 0 Comments

Developing a heart of contentment can be challenging even in the midst of the summer season when the living is supposed to be “easy”. Contentment is defined as “having an ease of mind or satisfaction.”[1] Contentment, from a biblical perspective, is much more than mere satisfaction with life. For the Christian woman the dictionary definition […]

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“490 Times? You Must Be Kidding!”

By on April 12, 2016 in Christian Life with 0 Comments

Aunt Joan isn’t attending the family reunion this summer because, last year, she was offended by a remark John made about her “famous deviled eggs.”   After moving to her son-in-law and daughter’s home and funding the construction of her own granny flat, Ellen moved out four years later.  The root cause of both scenarios? […]

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Will You Make 2016 a Year of Victory?

By on December 29, 2015 in Christian Life with 0 Comments

A new year will soon arrive and with it the opportunity to deepen your relationship with your heavenly Father by trusting your future to Him! Are you viewing 2016 through the binoculars of the media or the Word of God? The media reports that, among other things, national security is questionable, family values are crumbling, […]

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What Can I Learn About God from Orphans?

By on October 20, 2015 in Theology with 4 Comments

A blond-headed, blue-eyed daughter, I looked like the perfect blend of my mother and father. As others commented on the likeness, my parents smiled inwardly knowing that it was their heavenly Father who had chosen the custom matching of their adopted daughter as He had “made a home for the lonely” (NASB) or, according to […]

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Lasagna and Beyond

By on June 10, 2015 in House and Home with 0 Comments

Did you know that even in the summer a hot, spicy meal can reduce stress? Research suggests that hot foods trigger the release of endorphins, the natural chemicals that trigger feelings of euphoria and well-being, thereby reducing stress.[i] Made ahead and frozen in serving sized portions Lasagna, tasty and nutritious dish, can also eliminate the […]

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Want to be Spiritually Refreshed? Create a Spiritual Health Spa in Your Own Home!

By on April 30, 2015 in Christian Life with 2 Comments

When I lived in Southern California, I enjoyed visiting a lusciously landscaped outdoor health spa. I only visited it in the summer when the plants were at their peak of their beauty and the gentle sunshine created the perfect climatic conditions. I always returned home refreshed and revitalized. Though I recall with joy those few […]

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Mary and Martha's Home Management Tips

By on February 17, 2015 in House and Home with 0 Comments

I grew up in the era when clothes were actually ironed and I was always intrigued when Mom would take a wet, wrinkled garment and, with the combination of the iron’s heat and her pressure transform the garment from an unacceptable to a wearable condition. Wanting to follow her model I would ask to “help.” […]

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